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Grand jury indicts 30



Thirty people are named in 33 indictments handed down by the Letcher County Grand Jury on July 7, including 11 people accused of drug charges and six people of burglary charges.

Those indicted are:

• Stanley Lumbert Cook — complicity to trafficking in a controlled substance.

Cook, 57, of 84 Henry Hutton Road, Neon, is charged with acting with Brenda Lee Webb in distributing cocaine on May 26, 2009. In a separate indictment, he is accused of distributing cocaine on June 5, 2009, also in complicity with Brenda Lee Webb.

Lt. Marcus K. Terry of the HIDTA Task Force testified in the cases.

• Brenda Lee Webb — complicity to trafficking in a controlled substance.

Webb, 49, of 512 Hwy. 3410, Mayking, is charged with acting with Stanley Lumbert Cook in distributing cocaine on May 26, 2009. In a separate indictment, she is accused of distributing cocaine on June 5, 2009, also in complicity with Stanley Lumbert Cook.

Lt. Marcus K. Terry of the HIDTA Task Force testified in the cases.

• Richard Wayne Rose — complicity to trafficking in a controlled substance.

Rose, 55, 55 Still River Road, Cromona, is charged with complicity with Crystal Starr Bolden, also known as Crystal Rose, in trafficking in Oxycontin on Oct. 30, 2008.

Kentucky State Police Detective Crandle Hurt testified in the case.

• Crystal Starr Bolden — complicity to trafficking in a controlled substance.

Bolden, 29, of 12180 Hwy. 805, Jenkins, also known as Crystal Rose, is charged with complicity with Wayne Rose in trafficking in Oxycontin on Oct. 30, 2008.

Kentucky State Police Detective Crandle Hurt testified in the case.

• Jessie Grover Burke Jr. — complicity to trafficking in a controlled substance and being a persistent felony off ender.

Burke, 27, of 2316 Hwy. 343, P.O. Box 447, McRoberts, is accused of complicity to trafficking in oxycodone with Sarah D. Thompson on March 13, 2008.

Det. Marcus K. Terry of the KSP DESI Drug Task Force testifi ed in the case.

• Sarah D. Thompson — complicity to trafficking in a controlled substance.

The grand jury accuses Thompson, 27, of 551 Grey’s Branch, Jenkins, of trafficking in oxycodone with Jessie Grover Burke Jr. on March 13, 2008.

Det. Marcus K. Terry of the KSP DESI Drug Task Force testifi ed in the case.

• Clarence Cecil Halcomb — trafficking in a controlled substance and being a persistent felony off ender.

Halcomb, 54, of P.O. Box 20, Partridge, is charged by the grand jury with trafficking in morphine on Feb. 19, 2009.

Kentucky State Police Trooper Randy Surber testified in the case.

• William Hall Jr. — trafficking in a controlled substance.

The grand jury says Hall, 37, of 85 Wagon Lane, Littcarr, also known as Billy Hall Jr., trafficked in cocaine on March 14, 2008.

Kentucky State Police Detective Crandle Hurt testified in the case.

• Timothy Terry —trafficking in a controlled substance.

Terry, 50, of 90 Holbrook Road, Kite, is charged with trafficking in oxycodone on Dec. 20, 2008.

Kentucky State Police Detective Crandle Hurt testified in the case.

• Billy Wayne Wyatt — three counts of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The grand jury charges Wyatt, 25, of Mountain Breeze Apartment 333, Jenkins, with possessing oxycodone, buprenorphine, and alprazolam, as well as metal containers for the drugs on March 27.

Jenkins Police Officer Scott Ratliff testified in the case.

• Leslie Paige Combs — theft of a prescription blank.

Combs, 44, of 115 Keller St., Cumberland, also known as Leslie Paige Brock and Leslie Paige Moore, is charged with taking a prescription blank belonging to Dr. Vincent Arroz on June 29, 2009.

In a separate indictment, she is also accused of taking a prescription blank belonging to Dr. Arroz on July 28, 2009.

Kentucky State Police Trooper Justin Cornett testified in the cases.

• Eddie Wayne Howard — complicity to burglary, complicity to theft, and complicity to criminal mischief.

Howard, 51, of 553 Chopping Branch, McRoberts, is charged with acting with Randall Johnson in taking a new washer and dryer combination belonging to Rebecca Baker of 626 Chopping Branch, McRoberts on Oct. 7, 2009. Howard is also charged with breaking one or more windows in Baker’s mobile home.

Kentucky State Trooper Randy Surber testified in the case.

• Randall Keith Johnson — complicity to burglary, complicity to theft, complicity to criminal mischief, and being a persistent felony off ender.

Johnson, 46, of P.O. Box 640, Neon, also known as Randy Keith Johnson, is charged with acting with Eddie Wayne Howard in taking a new washer and dryer combination belonging to Rebecca Baker of 626 Chopping Branch, McRoberts on Oct. 7, 2009. Johnson is also charged with breaking one or more windows in Baker’s mobile home.

Kentucky State Trooper Randy Surber testified in the case.

• David Allen Bentley — complicity to burglary, complicity to theft over $10,000, and being a persistent felony off ender.

Bentley, 29, of 2216 Jet Drive, Jackhorn, is accused of acting with a woman known as “Alexis” in taking a number of tools belonging to CAM Mining from the tipple and loadout at 306 Consol Tipple Rd., Deane, on April 24.

Kentucky State Trooper Justin Cornett testified in the case.

• Diana Marie Bentley — burglary, auto theft, and being a persistent felony off ender.

The grand jury accuses Bentley, 27, of 11376 Laurel St., Pound, Va., also known as Diana Marie Rudd, with taking a 2005 Chrysler Town and Country van belonging to her grandfather, Willard Rudd on May 31. She is also charged with entering her grandfather’s locked bedroom at 7 Church St., Neon, with intent to commit a crime.

Kentucky State Trooper Randy Surber testified in the case.

• Timothy Wayne Combs — complicity to burglary and complicity to theft over $500 or a firearm.

Combs, 31, of 1050 Low Gap, Whitesburg, is charged with acting with Donnie Baker in entering the home of Mr. and Mrs. Terry Richardson at 6755 Hwy. 931 N., Whitesburg, with the intent to commit a crime on May 6. He is also accused of acting with Baker in taking property valued at more than $500 or a firearm belonging to the Richardsons.

Letcher County Sheriff Danny Webb testified in the case.

• Donnie Lynn Baker — complicity to burglary, complicity to theft over $500 or a firearm, and being a persistent felony off ender.

Baker, 41, of 140 Seaboard Dr., Whitesburg, is charged with acting with Timothy Combs in entering the home of Mr. and Mrs. Terry Richardson at 6755 Hwy. 931 N., Whitesburg, with the intent to commit a crime on May 6. He is also accused of acting with Combs in taking property valued at more than $500 or a firearm belonging to the Richardsons.

In a separate indictment, Baker is accused of possessing a stolen Stihl Weed Eater, and with selling a Stihl chain saw belonging to Terry Richardson to Eddie Dean Profitt in April.

Letcher County Sheriff Danny Webb testified in the cases.

• Cliff ord Jermaine Caudill — complicity to robbery, complicity to theft, complicity to assault, and complicity to criminal mischief.

Caudill, 30, of 32 Cottage Row, Jenkins, is charged with acting with Kristi Ann Caudill in taking money from Felicia Johnson by threatening Johnson and injuring her on April 24. He is also charged with acting with Kristi Caudill in damaging an automobile belonging to Johnson.

Jenkins Police Officer Wendy Bates testified in the case.

• Kristi Ann Caudill — complicity to robbery, complicity to theft, complicity to assault, complicity to criminal mischief, resisting arrest, and two counts of terroristic threatening.

The grand jury charges Caudill, 26, of 370 No. 4 Hill, Jenkins, with acting with Cliff ord Jermaine Caudill in taking money from Felicia Johnson by threatening Johnson and injuring her on April 24. She is charged with acting with Cliff ord Caudill in damaging an automobile belonging to Johnson. She is also accused of resisting arrest by Jenkins Police Officers Scott Ratliff and Wendy Bates, and with threatening the officers.

Jenkins Police Officer Wendy Bates testified in the case.

• Joshua L. Wyatt — theft, criminal mischief, and theft by deception.

Wyatt, 22, of 51 Bark Camp Rd., McRoberts, is accused of taking aluminum siding and/or copper wiring from the residence of Don Bentley at 1728 Rod Run Dr., McRoberts, on Dec. 21, 2006. He is also charged with damaging the home and with selling the wire and/or siding to Baker Metal Company for $127.20.

Kentucky State Police Trooper Justin Cornett testified in the case.

• Thomas D. Slone — complicity to assault and being a persistent felony off ender.

The grand jury charges Slone, 25, of 2055 Hwy. 1148, Isom, with acting with Kristy M. Slone, Christopher Back, and John Doe in seriously injuring Christopher Lee Brown on April 15.

Christopher Lee Brown testifi ed in the case.

• Kristy Michelle Slone — complicity to assault.

The grand jury charges Slone, 32, of 2055 Hwy. 1148, Isom, with acting with Thomas Slone, Christopher Back, and John Doe in seriously injuring Christopher Lee Brown on April 15.

Christopher Lee Brown testifi ed in the case.

• Christopher D. Back — complicity to assault and being a persistent felony off ender.

The grand jury charges Back, 24, of P.O. Box 248, Pine Top, with acting with Thomas Slone, Kristy M. Slone, and John Doe in seriously injuring Christopher Lee Brown on April 15.

Christopher Lee Brown testifi ed in the case.

• John Doe/Unknown Defendant — complicity to assault.

The grand jury charges John Doe with acting with Thomas Slone, Kristy M. Slone, and Christopher Back in seriously injuring Christopher Lee Brown on April 15.

Christopher Lee Brown testifi ed in the case.

• Gregory Wayne Branham — fleeing/evading police, resisting arrest, reckless driving, wanton endangerment, criminal mischief, and criminal trespass.

Branham, 45, of 2997 Hwy. 343, McRoberts, is accused of disobeying a direction to stop his vehicle given by Jenkins Police Chief Adam Swindall on June 20, 2009. He is charged with resisting arrest and reckless driving, and with wanton endangerment to several people on four-wheelers after he fled from Swindall on a fourwheeler. The grand jury says he damaged a locked gate at the dead end of School Craft Drive by ramming it with his fourwheeler, and entered property upon which “No Trespassing” signs are posted.

Jenkins Police Chief Adam Swindall testified in the case.

• Justin T. Tackett — operating a vehicle while under the influence of intoxicants (second off ense), suspended operator’s license, fleeing/evading police, and resisting arrest.

The grand jury accuses Tackett, 23, of 1056 Indian Creek Road, Virgie, of driving while under the influence of alcohol and with a suspended driver’s license on May 22, 2007. He is also charged with disobeying an order from Jenkins City Police Chief Adam Swindall to stop his vehicle and with resisting arrest.

Jenkins Police Chief Adam Swindall testified in the case.

• Toby Lee Newsome — speeding, fleeing/evading police, two counts of wanton endangerment, suspended operator’s license, and no license tag.

Newsome, 32, of 9770 Hwy. 23, Pikeville, is charged with driving his vehicle at speeds exceeding 25 miles over the speed limit and with disobeying an order to stop given by Jenkins Police Chief Adam Swindall on June 24. The grand jury says he almost struck the police cruisers occupied by Swindall and Kentucky State Police Trooper Slone while driving with a suspended license and with an expired registration tag.

Jenkins Police Chief Adam Swindall testified in the case.

• Nellie Mullins — bail jumping.

Mullins, 20, of 1707 Hwy. 317, Neon, is charged with failing to appear at a pretrial conference in connection with felony charges on May 12.

Deputy Clerk Sandra Wright testified in the case.

• Bobbie Sue Fields Hall — flagrant non-support.

Hall, 32, of 293 Bass Dr., Apt. 3, Whitesburg, is charged with owing $6,071.57 in child support for the period ending June 24.

Barbara Belcher of Letcher County Child Support testified in the case.

• Donald M. Wilson — flagrant non-support.

Wilson, 27, of 1500 Hwy. 931, Whitesburg, is charged with owing $10,682.08 in child support for the period ending June 24.

Barbara Belcher of Letcher County Child Support testified in the case.


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